Acipa, Eastern

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Achipa, Acipanci, Sagamuk, Zubazuba
Population

5,000 (1993).

Location

Niger State, Kontagora LGA; Kaduna State, Birnin Gwari LGA, Randeggi, Bobi, and Igwama towns.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bobi, Boroma (Taboroma), Randeggi. Lexical similarity: 83% with Randeggi and Bobi, 52% with Shama-Sambuga [sqa], 47%–63% with Kamuku [cdr], 42%–44% with Hungworo [nat], 15%–20% with Cicipu [awc].

Language Use

Most also use Hausa [hau].

Other Comments

Muslim, traditional religion.